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Dr Rebecca Williams Dinsdale

Puppy Lifejoy ~ This makes “Marley and Me” look easy!

Puppy Lifejoy ~ This makes “Marley and Me” look easy!

      Well, my friends! I have news! Little Christy’s behaviour has not been what any of the books or videos said about having a puppy! It has felt like an episode of Fawlty Towers most of the time and everyone has so such knowledge about what...

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New Year Hope…

New Year Hope…

How are you with resolutions? Love them? Like them? Feel like a failure with them? Wherever you are within that trajectory, there will be someone looking at your life and efforts with admiration! It is easy to overlook that kind of perspective when we are confronted...

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A note to my readers and clients…

A note to my readers and clients…

When I was a scruffy little Geordie Tornado; Inspiring Ivy and my lovely Mummy were certain that manners mattered. There had to be a PLEASE and a THANK YOU  in every request and reply. Being able to say THANK YOU FOR HAVING ME is one of the most blessed phrases...

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Do you have a Christmas confession? I do!

Do you have a Christmas confession? I do!

I have a confession. I’ve never cooked a traditional Christmas dinner. To be very open ~ I’ve never had the energy for it. I was either too ill, too ill to eat it, too busy taking care of someone very ill or working to take care of very sad people. Therefore, I had...

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Title: Christmas and Chaos ~ Ten Tips to Cope.

Title: Christmas and Chaos ~ Ten Tips to Cope.

      How are you coping? I have an hour this morning to sort out the presents. I’ve given myself an hour to blitz the present cupboard and assign the stuff! When I say stuff, I mean thoughtful and hopefully, generous presents ~ in other words...

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Why Ivy was written in letters…

Why Ivy was written in letters…

Ivy wrote letters every day! Her handwriting was tiny and exact with her grace overflowing from the envelopes! She used Basildon Bond blue notepaper and blue biro. The stamps were kept on the little shelf thing behind the electric fire (I know it sounds dangerous but...

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Why you will love IVY!

Why you will love IVY!

Are you an extrovert or an introvert? Are you surprised by your answer? Did you know about the term ~ ambivert? It describes a balance between the two extremes. It provides us with a concept that allows for some balance in life and that brings me such peace. When I...

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Your women of influence…

Your women of influence…

      Which woman in your life needs to be acknowledged? Acknowledged with grace, gratitude and a bit of glee? Are you blessed to have more than one? Have you a whole tribe of great souls who have loved you well? These are the big questions of...

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Why Strictly out-danced the sunflowers…

Why Strictly out-danced the sunflowers…

Did you see Strictly last night? I find those early shows wonderful and exhausting in equal measure. The bright lights, loud music and all the visual stimulation is so much to process for my brain! How about your brain? Does is cope well with such things or have you...

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